R | | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Robert De Niro was able to appear on-screen with three of his "children" in other films. He appeared with Al Pacino in Heat (1995) and Righteous Kill (2008); John Cazale in The Deer Hunter (1978), and Robert Duvall in True Confessions (1981).
The godfather was born Vito Andolini, in the town of Corleone in Sicily. In 1901 his father was murdered for an insult to the local Mafia chieftain. His older brother Paolo swore revenge and disappeared into the hills, leaving Vito, the only male ...
During the Cuban rebel uprising scene, a store is looted while Michael Corleone makes his escape. Something is stuck to the camera lens and can be seen as a silhouette on the screen.
This is the only Godfather film not to feature a standalone title screen against a black background. Instead, the title appears over Michael Corleone's chair after he gets up out of it.
English, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Sicilian
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